Morning Brief – 12-Jul-2018

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UK Stock Market News Today – 12-Jul-2018

Morning all!

Ten Entertainment (TEG) – 262p – £170.3m – PER 12.7

Trading Update For The 26 Weeks To 1st July 2018 – In-line to deliver on FY expectations.

I am long here and in-line, based on Stockpedia figures, means EPS +53.2% – On a PER of 12.7 with an attractive ROCE and Operating Margin, little Debt and a decent Dividend – I will continue to hold.

Telford Homes (TEF) – 396p – £299.7m – PER 7.04

AGM Statement – In-line and “well placed to achieve our stated goal of exceeding £50 million of total pre-tax profit for the year to 31 March 2019, weighted towards the second half as in previous years”.

This was on my Watchlist at 450p although I didn’t buy in as I am still not sure of the sector. Still unsure of the sector (mainly due to the ongoing Brexit fiasco) I am going to go Neutral here for now.

Portmeirion (PMP) – 1200p – £130.5m – PER 16.0

Trading Update For The 6 Months To End June 2018 – Confident of achieving profits for the FY in-line with market expectations.

I remain Neutral here as I consider this even perhaps over priced at this level.

Gama Aviation (GAMA) – 202.5p – £128.8m – PER 8.57

Trading Update For The 6 Months To End June 2018 – Expecting FY results to be at the higher end of Board expectations – Expect to propose an interim dividend in line with the stated progressive policy.

This should help push the price back up towards the 250p level – But not sure there’s enough here to see more than that. I will remain Neutral and keep an eye out for updates.

DFS Furniture (DFS) – 198.6p – £420.4m – PER 10.3

Trading Update –Looks like more bad news in a challenging environment.

I remain on the side-lines here.

GYG (GYG) – 132p – £61.6m – PER 9.95

Trading Update For The 6 Months To End June 2018 – Trading has been significantly weaker, expecting FY Revenue to be flat and EBITDA to be materially below the Board’s expectations at circa 5m Euro.

I don’t like the sound of this at all – This is going on my Avoid list for now.

As always, all comment most welcome!

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